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Biden says cases of monkeypox concerned about”

Pyeongtaek, South Korea — President Biden said on Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox which have been identified in Europe and the United States were something ‘to be concerned about.”

In his first public Comments on disease, Mr. Biden added: “It’s a concern in that if it spread, it would have consequences.”

The president was asked about the illness when he spoke to reporters at the Osan airbase. in South Korea where visited troops before taking off for Japan to continue first trip to Asia as president.

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“They didn’t tell me the level of exposure, but that’s what everyone should be concerned about,” Biden said. He added that work work was underway to determine which vaccine might be effective.

Jake Sullivan Biden national security adviser, told reporters aboard a flight to Tokyo that the United States has of “a vaccine related to the treatment of monkeypox”.

“We have a vaccine available be deployed for this goal,” he said. Sullivan said that Biden is becoming regular updates on flash.

Monkeypox is rare outside of Africa, but of There were 80 confirmed cases globally on Friday, including at least two. in United States and 50 other suspects. first it was confirmed in Massachusetts last week, and power in New York were investigation other suspected infection.

Although the disease belongs to the same virus family like smallpox, its symptoms are milder. People usually recover within two to four weeks without hospitalization, but sometimes the illness deadly.


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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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